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Wirecast Alternatives for Linux

Wirecast is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is OBS Studio, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Wirecast and five of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Wirecast are VokoscreenNG, Snowmix, DVSwitch and ffscreencast.

Wirecast alternatives are mainly Live Streaming Tools and Services but may also be Screen Recorders or Screenshot Capture Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Wirecast.
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    OBS Studio

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
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    • FreeBSD
    142 alternatives to OBS Studio 

    OBS Studio (also known as Open Broadcaster Software, or OBS) is a screen-casting and live-streaming software available across multiple platforms including macOS, Windows and Linux. Boasting features typically only found in commercial screen recording apps, OBS also provides one...

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    1.  Virtual camera outputUse the output from OBS Studio as your webcam's primary video source.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsOBS Studio can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Dark ModeOBS Studio supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  Transitions EffectsOBS Studio allows you to apply transition effects between two different scenes/pages using pre-loaded or custom animated transitions.
    5.  RTMP Live StreamingOBS Studio supports the Real Time Messaging Protocol to connect an encoder with a server.
    6.  Multi-streamingWith OBS Studio you can live streaming to multiple channels simultaneously.
    7.  Live Video EffectsOBS Studio lets you edit your video input in real time to apply new image values or add filters.
    8.  Screen SharingYou can use OBS Studio to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    9.  Custom overlaysOBS Studio allows you to add custom images or videos on top of your composition.
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    Almost everyone thinks OBS Studio is a great alternative to Wirecast.
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    Free and has all the same needed functions as wirecast. User friendly

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    does not crash, not trying to do more than stream successfully.

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    VokoscreenNG

    • Windows
    • Linux
    135 alternatives to VokoscreenNG 

    VokoscreenNG is a user friendly screencaster for Linux and Windows. It is a continuation of the now discontinued Vokoscreen project that has been totally rewritten from scratch using Qt and GStreamer.

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    1.  Support for Multiple MonitorsVokoscreenNG supports the use of multiple displays.
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    Snowmix

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    23 alternatives to Snowmix 

    Snowmix is a video mixer tool for mixing live and recorded video and audio feeds. It supports clipping, scaling and transparent overlay of video, png graphics and text. It supports animation of video, images and texts through native commands changing scale, placement...

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  4. DVSwitch

    • Linux
    20 alternatives to DVSwitch 

    DVswitch is a digital video mixer intended for interactive live mixing of several incoming DV video streams.

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    1.  Screen SharingYou can use DVSwitch to share your screen with your colleages or friends.
    2.  LightweightDVSwitch consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    ffscreencast

    • Mac
    • Linux
    79 alternatives to ffscreencast 

    ffscreencast is an ffmpeg screencast/desktop-recording tool for the command-line with video overlay and multi monitor support.

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